17 days in Canada Itinerary

17 days in Canada Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Toronto
— 1 night
2
Ottawa
— 1 night
3
Montreal
— 2 nights
4
Calgary
— 1 night
5
Banff
— 3 nights
6
Vancouver
— 3 nights
7
Victoria
— 3 nights

1
night
Toronto

Toronto
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
On the 3rd (Wed), examine the collection at Royal Ontario Museum and then explore the historical opulence of Casa Loma. Keep things going the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Toronto Zoo.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Toronto trip itinerary builder app.

Bangkok, Thailand to Toronto is an approximately 22-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 12 hours traveling from Bangkok to Toronto. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Bangkok in August; daily highs in Toronto reach 30°C and lows reach 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Ottawa.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Royal Ontario Museum
Royal Ontario Museum
Toronto Zoo ©
Toronto Zoo
Casa Loma ©
Casa Loma

1
night
Ottawa

Ottawa ©
A major center of technology nicknamed "Silicon Valley North," Ottawa offers visitors a modern flavor with its range of trendy hotels, shops, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): get a sense of history and politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings, wander the streets of ByWard Market, and then make a trip to Ottawa Locks.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Ottawa driving holiday app.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Toronto to Ottawa takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Toronto in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Ottawa, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Montreal.

Things to do in Ottawa

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Parliament Hill and Buildings ©
Parliament Hill and Buildings
Ottawa Locks ©
Ottawa Locks
ByWard Market ©
ByWard Market

2
nights
Montreal

Montreal ©
Quebec's economic and cultural capital, Montreal serves as the province's major point of entry, known for its rich history and high standard of living.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Place Jacques-Cartier, then take an in-depth tour of Pointe-a-Calliere, Montreal Archaeology and History Complex, and then bet on your favorite at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Montreal tour itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Ottawa to Montreal in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Montreal are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Calgary.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Circuit Gilles Villeneuve ©
Circuit Gilles Villeneuve
Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal ©
Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal

1
night
Calgary

Calgary ©
Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Stephen Avenue Walk, contemplate the long history of Fort Calgary, then head off the coast to Prince's Island Park, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Downhill Karting by Skyline Luge Calgary.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Calgary trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Montreal to Calgary in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Montreal to Calgary is minus 2 hours. In August, Calgary is a bit cooler than Montreal - with highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Banff.

Things to do in Calgary

Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Fort Calgary ©
Fort Calgary
Prince's Island Park ©
Prince's Island Park
Downhill Karting by Skyline Luge Calgary ©

3
nights
Banff

Banff ©
The gateway to Canada's oldest national park, Banff sits in the middle of one of the world's most photogenic natural landscapes, recognized as a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Cave and Basin National Historic Site and then cruise along Bow Valley Parkway. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Via Ferrata and then Head underground at Canmore Cave Tours.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Banff online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Calgary to Banff takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Calgary in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Banff, with lows of 7°C. On the 11th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Banff

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Canmore Cave Tours
Highlights from your plan
Bow Valley Parkway ©
Bow Valley Parkway
Canmore Cave Tours ©
Canmore Cave Tours
Surprise Corner ©
Surprise Corner

3
nights
Vancouver

Vancouver ©
Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Stanley Park and Granville Island. Explore hidden gems such as English Bay and Kitsilano Beach. There's lots more to do: take in the views from Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, take in the awesome beauty at Grouse Mountain, and browse the exhibits of Museum of Anthropology.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Vancouver road trip planning tool.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Banff to Vancouver takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Banff to Vancouver. Traveling from Banff in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 17°C in Vancouver. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can fly to Victoria.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trip

North Vancouver
Highlights from your plan
Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Granville Island ©
Granville Island
English Bay ©
English Bay

3
nights
Victoria

Many urban centers call themselves "Garden City," but thanks to its many manicured parks filled with native and exotic plants, Victoria probably deserves than moniker more than most.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Sooke Potholes Provincial Park and Victoria Butterfly Gardens. Kids will enjoy Fishing Charters & Tours and Inner Harbour. Step out of Victoria with an excursion to French Beach Provincial Park in Sooke--about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: go for a walk through The Butchart Gardens and see the interesting displays at The Maritime Museum of British Columbia.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Victoria trip simple and quick.

Fly from Vancouver to Victoria in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or ride a ferry. While traveling from Vancouver, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Victoria, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Sooke, Central Saanich
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Victoria Butterfly Gardens ©
Victoria Butterfly Gardens
Sooke Potholes Provincial Park ©
Sooke Potholes Provincial Park

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